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Re: Slaughterhouse Exposed

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  • sunny_outdoors
    The link was already posted by me on Feb 3 http://iteamblog.abc7news.com/2008/01/slaughterhouse.html here it is, so you don t have to dig it up ... the ...
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 4, 2008
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      The link was already posted by me on Feb 3

      http://iteamblog.abc7news.com/2008/01/slaughterhouse.html

      here it is, so you don't have to dig it up

      --- In SFVeg@yahoogroups.com, "rojony57" <rojony57@...> wrote:
      >
      > Here is a news item from Dixie Mahy, President SFVS
      >
      > Reporter Dan Noyes of the ITeam exposed the inhumane policies of
      > Westland Meat Co with video tapings from an undercover agent from
      the
      > HSUS that was aired on the 11 o'clock news Wednesday eve, January
      30th
      > 2008. The explicit video showed downed cows being dragged and
      prodded
      > to their slaughter because they were too weak to walk. In addition
      to
      > the inhumane treatment of these animals, their meat would not be
      very
      > healthy and could contain e-coli, salmonella, and even mad cow
      diseases.
      >
      > If you missed the segment, you can view it on: ABC7News.Com.
      >
      > Congratulations to Wayne Pacelle, President of HSUS, for sponsoring
      > the filming and Dan Noyes for airing the segment.
      >
      > Dan Noyes received an award from SFVS and UUFETA two years ago for
      his
      > animal cruelty investigations re: cruelty to ducks and pate which
      > brought awareness to the dining public of the inhumane practices
      > involved in creating this gourmet treat.
      >
      >
      > UPDATE:
      > Jack O'Connell State Superintendent of Ed. has suspended the use of
      > beef in all of the state schools purchased from Westland Meat Co.
      > because of their use of downed cows in their slaughterhouse. The
      > update was aired on ABC News TV at 11 p.m. on Jan 31 as a followup
      of
      > the filmed expose' featured Jan 30. The reason given was not the
      > inhumane treatment of the animals but the use of their meat which
      may
      > be diseased. More information may be seen on their web site:
      > ABC7News.Com.
      > Dixie Mahy
      >
      > President
      >
      > San Francisco Vegetarian Society
      >
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